Miracles or Magic. What's the difference?

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  1. aka-dj profile image78
    aka-djposted 8 years ago

    In another thread I see some people think they are somehow one and the same.
    I have (some) understanding of what a miracle is, but will someone please educate me on the other, and the difference between them? Thanx.

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Both need an audience of fools.

    2. qwark profile image56
      qwarkposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ...both are "tricks." finis......

      1. IntimatEvolution profile image80
        IntimatEvolutionposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        The detailed, scientific, evolutionary facts about a woodpecker's tongue is nothing more than tricks? Tricks you write.  Scientific data mind you, tricks you say? Nothing more?

        Like, I don't know Revolutionary?  Extraordinary?  Miraculous, maybe?tongue   

        Interesting.

  2. Mikel G Roberts profile image78
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago
  3. Arthur Fontes profile image80
    Arthur Fontesposted 8 years ago

    Magick, in the broadest sense, is any act designed to cause intentional change.

    A miracle is an unexpected event attributed to divine intervention.

    wilkepedia

    Magic is pulling bunnies out of hats...

  4. profile image0
    StormRyderposted 8 years ago

    The definitions may be different but they are both Bullsh1t!

    Penn & Teller will tell you so!!! big_smile

    1. Arthur Fontes profile image80
      Arthur Fontesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      If you would like to be more in tune with nature you would think about nature.

      When you are outside you consciously notice the world around you.

      After awhile it becomes part of you and you notice things automatically..

      That is majick.

      just an example

      1. Jerami profile image71
        Jeramiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        If ya wanta  look at a miracle and a questionable evolution/intelegent desigh, look at the way a woodpeckers tongue curls up behind its brain when it is not reaching deep inside a hole that it has just dug in a tree with its face.
           Tell me that this bird was doing that until this miracle with its tongue (Cushining its brain)"Just Happened" and evolution took over and prevented further damage to occure to this little birds brain upon being hammered up against a tree.

      2. profile image0
        Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Magic: People pulling bunnies out of hats, slight of hand tricks, etc.

        Magick: Intentional change of any kind.

        Miracle: Unexplained solution to a problem happens.

    2. qwark profile image56
      qwarkposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Storm:
      The more I read of your "bullshit" The more I love ya!  lol

      Penn and Tellers "Bullshit" is GREAT!

  5. IntimatEvolution profile image80
    IntimatEvolutionposted 8 years ago

    The human body is a miracle.

    Tantum, can you rebuild a heart to last more than five years?

    A spine that bends and turns, and rebuilds itself everyday?

    It is not always about foolish beliefs Tantum.  Your insults are getting old.

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      As well as your comments IntimatInvolution!

      lol

      1. IntimatEvolution profile image80
        IntimatEvolutionposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Mark Knowles just wrote this to AquaSilver.  Fittingly it applies to you too.  Condensending.  If we don't agree with Tantum, we must be fools.

        Mark Knowles wrote:

        "No Daddy. I refer to you as Daddy because you speak to people as though they were a child. wink

        You know - condescending."

        Yes Tantum, mommy.  We all must be foolish children, and you our "mommy."

        1. tantrum profile image60
          tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I wouldn't like to have a child like you! Thanks , Involution!

          lol lol lol

          1. IntimatEvolution profile image80
            IntimatEvolutionposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Oh ouch!  That hurt mommy dearest.lollollol

            1. tantrum profile image60
              tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              lol lol lol

              I hope it did !  big_smile

    2. Beelzedad profile image54
      Beelzedadposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I wonder when evolution received the label of a 'miracle?'

      Miracles defy our physical world, evolution does not. smile

      1. aka-dj profile image78
        aka-djposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        "Miracles defy our physical world, evolution does not."

        Interesting you should say that!! hmm

        Abiogenesis, you know, the VERY first advent of life, also defied EVERY KNOWN scientific/physical law we know of. So how can you assert the above styatement?

        And yes, miracles DO defy our physical laws, hence the definition. cool

        1. Beelzedad profile image54
          Beelzedadposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          It does? Can you name those laws and explain how they are defied in regards to abiogenesis?



          I would have to then say there are no such things as miracles as defined. smile

  6. aware profile image66
    awareposted 8 years ago

    alphabetical order

  7. Greek One profile image74
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    Example of a miracle:
    Meeting a supermodel, having her seduce you, taking you back to her place, and making love to you all night long.

    Example of magic
    The ability to escape unseen from her bedroom without having your bones broken by her 300 pound bodybuilder boyfriend who just came back early from a trip

  8. profile image59
    paarsurreyposted 8 years ago

    aka-dj asks:

    Miracles or Magic. What's the difference?

    Paarsurrey answers:

    Magic is only a superstition.

    Miracles are done naturally but the level of human knowledge has not reached yet to the level to explain them; they are done under special laws of the Creator- God Allah YHWH.

    Like Mary giving birth to a child without touching of a man. It is an exception but natural; one in millions.

    Thanks

    I am an Ahmadi peaceful Muslim

 
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